Hong Kong bans ivory trade in 'historic' vote

Hong Kong's lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly to ban the trade in ivory, in a move campaigners termed "a lifeline for elephants".

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Last updated on 31 January 2018

Type: 
Media Watch
Region: 
Asia
Threats: 
Illegal trade
Species: 
Loxodonta africana
Loxodonta cyclotis
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals